MadCap Flare Tricks: Using Variables in your CSS

MadCap Flare (v 2019) now supports the use of variables (also known as custom properties) in the css. This is a great enhancement, as it allows users to keep their documentation look-and-feel consistent. It also saves time, since you can use an attribute variable in several styles and define it only once (in the root … Continue reading MadCap Flare Tricks: Using Variables in your CSS

MadCap Flare Tricks: How to Show/Hide a Background Image via a Condition

My team has been confronted with a new challenge this week. We document several products in the same MadCap Flare project, some of them are publicly accessible and others are for internal use, and need to have an "Internal" background image. The background image is defined in the "body" element of our css: body { … Continue reading MadCap Flare Tricks: How to Show/Hide a Background Image via a Condition

Creating Accessible Content with Link States and Colour Ratios

Hi again! I've just learned a couple of new tweaks you can make to your CSS to create accessible content and I want to share them with you. About Link States Although I've been working as a technical writer for several years now, I never had anything to do with link states. Until now. I … Continue reading Creating Accessible Content with Link States and Colour Ratios